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Keane find Perfect Symmetry with Sennheiser

Keane used a large range of Sennheiser mics on their recent tour.

Keane use a host of Sennheiser gear
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Keane's recently set out on a tour of Europe and South America in support their album new album, Perfect Symmetry, with a variety Sennheiser's wired and wireless microphones.

Engineer Jon Ormesher carefully chose a range of Sennheiser equipment to get the best sound from Keane's live show. Sennheiser ew 500 Series guitar systems and e 906 mics were used for lead singer Tom Chaplin's guitar cabinets, and e 904s for Richard Hughes' toms and an e 901 for the bass drum. In addition, the band use a mix of e 935 and SKM 935 radio mics for vocals, and the whole band wear Sennheiser ew 300 G2 IEM in-ear monitoring systems.

Jon commented, "I started touring with Keane about three years ago and even then nearly all the microphones were Sennheiser". He goes on to reveal that "they've stayed with the 935 vocal mics ever since, mainly because the band likes them so much. Tom actually used the 935 in the studio to do the vocals for the last album."

Last year Keane's Hopes and Fears (#13) and Under the Iron Sea (#8) were voted by readers of Q magazine as two of the greatest British albums ever.

Superb prices on microphones

Posted on 12 Mar 2009 11:18 to category : Instruments News

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